2. Masahiro Tanaka
Masahiro Tanaka is the richest and professional baseball player who became second in the list of top 10 richest athletes of Japan with an estimated net worth of US $ 22 million.
Tanaka nick name is Ma-Kun, He is right handed pitcher who throws two-seam and four-seam fastballs with the speed of 97mph.
He was selected in the national team and played in the Beijing Olympics becoming the youngest baseball player from Japan to play in Olympics.